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System Properties Comparison Adabas vs. eXtremeDB vs. SWC-DB vs. TimesTen

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NameAdabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"  Xexclude from comparisoneXtremeDB  Xexclude from comparisonSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column Database  Xexclude from comparisonTimesTen  Xexclude from comparison
DescriptionOLTP - DBMS for mainframes and Linux/Unix/Windows environments infoused typically together with the Natural programming platformNatively in-memory DBMS with options for persistency, high-availability and clusteringA high performance, scalable Wide Column DBMSIn-Memory RDBMS compatible to Oracle
Primary database modelMultivalue DBMSRelational DBMS
Time Series DBMS
Wide column storeRelational DBMS
Secondary database modelsTime Series DBMS
DB-Engines Ranking infomeasures the popularity of database management systemsranking trend
Trend Chart
Score4.74
Rank#77  Overall
#1  Multivalue DBMS
Score0.65
Rank#213  Overall
#104  Relational DBMS
#16  Time Series DBMS
Score0.09
Rank#309  Overall
#13  Wide column stores
Score1.79
Rank#129  Overall
#64  Relational DBMS
Websitewww.softwareag.com/­en_corporate/­platform/­adabas-natural.htmlwww.mcobject.comgithub.com/­kashirin-alex/­swc-db
www.swcdb.org
www.oracle.com/­database/­technologies/­related/­timesten.html
Technical documentationwww.mcobject.com/­docs/­extremedb.htmdocs.oracle.com/­database/­timesten-18.1
DeveloperSoftware AGMcObjectAlex KashirinOracle, TimesTen Performance Software, HP infooriginally founded in HP Labs it was acquired by Oracle in 2005
Initial release1971200120201998
Current release8.2, November 20200.5, April 202111 Release 2 (11.2.2.8.0)
License infoCommercial or Open SourcecommercialcommercialOpen Source infoGPL V3commercial
Cloud-based only infoOnly available as a cloud servicenononono
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Implementation languageC and C++C++
Server operating systemsBS2000
Linux
Unix
Windows
z/OS
z/VSE
AIX
HP-UX
Linux
macOS
Solaris
Windows
LinuxAIX
HP-UX
Linux
OS X
Solaris SPARC/x86
Windows
Data schemeyesyesschema-freeyes
Typing infopredefined data types such as float or dateyesyesyes
XML support infoSome form of processing data in XML format, e.g. support for XML data structures, and/or support for XPath, XQuery or XSLT.nono infosupport of XML interfaces availablenono
Secondary indexesyesyesyes
SQL infoSupport of SQLyes infowith add-on product Adabas SQL Gatewayyes infowith the option: eXtremeSQLSQL-like query languageyes
APIs and other access methodsHTTP API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
SOAP-based API infowith add-on software Adabas SOA Gateway
.NET Client API
JDBC
JNI
ODBC
Proprietary protocol
RESTful HTTP API
Proprietary protocol
Thrift
JDBC
ODBC
ODP.NET
Oracle Call Interface (OCI)
Supported programming languagesNatural.Net
C
C#
C++
Java
Lua
Python
Scala
C++C
C++
Java
PL/SQL
Server-side scripts infoStored proceduresin NaturalyesnoPL/SQL
Triggersnoyes infoby defining eventsnono
Partitioning methods infoMethods for storing different data on different nodesyes, with additonal products like Adabas Cluster Services, Adabas Parallel Services, Adabas Vistahorizontal partitioning / shardingShardingnone
Replication methods infoMethods for redundantly storing data on multiple nodesyes, with add-on product Event ReplicatorActive Replication Fabricâ„¢ for IoT
Multi-source replication infoby means of eXtremeDB Cluster option
Source-replica replication infoby means of eXtremeDB High Availability option
Multi-source replication
Source-replica replication
MapReduce infoOffers an API for user-defined Map/Reduce methodsnononono
Consistency concepts infoMethods to ensure consistency in a distributed systemImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate ConsistencyImmediate Consistency or Eventual Consistency depending on configuration
Foreign keys infoReferential integritynoyesyes
Transaction concepts infoSupport to ensure data integrity after non-atomic manipulations of dataACIDACIDACID
Concurrency infoSupport for concurrent manipulation of datayesyes infoOptimistic (MVCC) and pessimistic (locking) strategies availableyesyes
Durability infoSupport for making data persistentyesyesyesyes infoby means of logfiles and checkpoints
In-memory capabilities infoIs there an option to define some or all structures to be held in-memory only.noyesnoyes
User concepts infoAccess controlonly with OS-specific tools (e.g. IBM RACF, CA Top Secret)fine grained access rights according to SQL-standard
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Adabas infodenotes "adaptable data base"eXtremeDBSWC-DB infoSuper Wide Column DatabaseTimesTen
Specific characteristicseXtremeDB is an in-memory and/or persistent database system that offers an ultra-small...
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Competitive advantageseXtremeDB databases can be modeled relationally or as objects and can utilize SQL...
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Typical application scenariosIoT application across all markets: Industrial Control, Netcom, Telecom, Defense,...
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Key customersSchneider Electronics, F5 Networks, TNS, Boeing, Northrop Grumman, GoPro, ViaSat,...
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Market metricsWith hundreds of customers and over 30 million devices/applications using the product...
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Licensing and pricing modelsFor server use cases, there is a simple per-server license irrespective of the number...
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